20 December 2021


£42,149 - £50,296 per annum


The post of Copyright & Licensing Specialist is an exciting role based within the Open Scholarship Support department of the Bodleian Libraries. You will work alongside experts in a number of complementary fields - digital preservation, research data management, open publishing and digital innovation – to provide support and develop services in a topical and fast-changing area.

You will provide strategic advice to Bodleian staff on the approaches to take regarding copyright and licensing, as well as coordinating a central point of expertise, advice and guidance to the wider University. This cross-cutting role is based in Open Scholarship and supports new and emerging areas such as open licensing and rights retention. Additionally, you will work closely with staff involved in supporting teaching and learning, and curating of special collections.

This is an exciting time for open scholarship and open access at the University of Oxford. As Copyright & Licensing Specialist, you will play a key role in the interpretation of nascent funder policies as they relate to open research requirements. You will provide hands-on training for staff and students as required, and administer key copyright licences for the University.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CVs alone will not be considered.

Only applications received online by Monday 20th December, 12:00 GMT can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 17th January 2022.


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